MBF Child Safety Matters

MBF Child Safety Matters™ is a comprehensive, research-based, prevention education program that educates and empowers children and all relevant adults with information and strategies to prevent, recognize, and respond appropriately to bullying, cyberbullying, all types of abuse, digital abuse, and other digital dangers. The MBF Child Safety Matters program was developed with schools, not for schools, to make the best use of existing resources and ensure schools have effective programs that are easy to implement.

Program Features and Benefits:

  • Easy and practical for schools to implement
  • Developmentally appropriate for students in grades kindergarten through five
  • Based on Polyvictimization research
  • Provides universal strategies to better protect children, including five easy-to-remember Safety Rules
  • Educates children, school staff, and parents
  • Provides practice and reinforcement of learned skills
  • Created, reviewed, and supported by experts
  • Trusted by parents and schools

Program Topics

Facilitators provide two age and developmentally appropriate lessons to each classroom using standardized Scripts and PowerPoint presentations which include information and fun and engaging videos, games, and activities for students

Lesson 1

  • Safety awareness
  • Shared responsibility for safety
  • Safe Adults
  • Types of abuse
  • Red Flags
  • Safety Rules

Lesson 2

  • Bullying
  • Cyberbullying
  • Digital abuse
  • Digital safety tips
  • Digital citizenship
  • Safety Rules


Reinforcement Materials

Additional reinforcement materials for parents, classrooms, and schools are also included with the program.

For Facilitators

  • Curriculum Book with Facilitator Mannual and Scripts
  • Flash Drive with classroom PowerPoints and other program materials
  • Three-year organizational subscription to password-protected facilitator site
  • Online Facilitator Training
  • MBF Child Safety Matters canvas tote bag

For students

  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Student Coloring Bookmarks

For Parents/Safe Adults (available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Haitian-Creole)

  • Parent Welcome and Opt-Out Forms
  • Parent Information & Activity Sheets
  • Safe Adult Bookmarks
  • Parent PowerPoint training

For Schools

  • Pre- and post-tests to measure student learning
  • Staff PowerPoint training
  • We follow the Safety Rules posters
  • We follow the Safety Rules banner


Classroom Lesson Previews

Please see the sample scripts and PowerPoint below to preview the classroom lessons. (Please note pages have been removed for preview.)

1st Grade/Lesson 1 – Script

3rd Grade/Lesson2 – Script

4th Grade/Lesson 1 – Script

5th Grade/Lesson 2 – PPT



Current Pricing

For additional information about program features and benefits, a program comparison checklist, and current pricing, visit www.safetymattersstore.org.


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